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Sharon "Shaz" Atwell
Camp Becket Food Service Director
(413) 623-8991, ext. 154

Born in South Africa, Shaz Atwell received a teaching diploma in home economics from the University of Natal, taught at an all girls' school and ran cookery schools before moving to the United States in 1990. In the U.S., she became an Incredible Edible Instructor at Frost Valley YMCA, and was promoted to Food Service Director. Shaz joined Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA in 2002 as Food Service Director. Nutrition and special diets have always been of great interest to Shaz and she takes great care to ensure that the Camp Becket menus are well balanced and nutritionally sound. Outside of Camp Becket, Shaz presents at the Camp Foodservice Conference at Lake George and is on the conference's planning committee. She is married to Jim Atwell with the BCCYMCA maintenance department and has two children who were campers.

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